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'The Imitation Game': Telluride Review

Benedict Cumberbatch is cornering the market on playing exceptionally brilliant problem solvers, first on television with his dazzling portrayal of a modern Sherlock Holmes and now on the big screen in a superb performance as Alan Turing, who cracked the Enigma code and helped win World War II.

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Related Topix: Benedict Cumberbatch, Games, Chess

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

'The Boxtrolls': Venice Review

A villainous trollcatcher sets out to eradicate the underclass and join the cheese-eating elite in this latest from the animation house behind 'Coraline' and 'ParaNorman' VENICE There's a captivating sequence on the end credits of The Boxtrolls that's more or less a hand-drawn capsule version of the entire story, accompanied by an airy cover of the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Coraline, Pete Seeger, Folk, Richard Ayoade, Movies, Entertainment

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BBC Trust Poised to Get First Female Chair

Rona Fairhead is believed to be in line to become the new chairwoman of the BBC Trust, the governing body of the U.K. public broadcaster, according to a report on its own news website.

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Telluride: Francis Ford Coppola Spills 'Apocalypse Now' Secrets on 35th Anniversary

Apocalypse Now star Marlon Brando was "like a kid, very irresponsible," said director Francis Ford Coppola at an Aug. 29 Telluride Film Festival panel celebrating the 35th anniversary of his Vietnam War classic , whose $31 million budget -- $110 million in 2014 dollars -- Coppola had to finance himself at 17 percent interest, which meant that ... (more)

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Related Topix: Francis Ford Coppola, Celebrities, Marlon Brando, Movies, Entertainment, Dennis Hopper

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Venice: Al Pacino Speaks About Depression

There's a trend in Venice films this year of aging men, in particular aging actors, dealing with the depression that comes with trying to find ones' relevance in life.

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Related Topix: Good Morning, Vietnam, Comedy Movies, War Movies, Drama Movies, Arts, Theater

Safari Books Online

Handbook of Research on the Impact of Culture and Society on the Entertainment Industry

In the age of ubiquitous media and globalization, the entertainment industry has changed dramatically to accommodate a more comprehensive and diverse audience.

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Related Topix: Public Relations

Hollywood Reporter

'Fifty Shades of Grey': Don Johnson 'Very Upset' About Daughter's First Big Role

Dakota Johnson's grandmother Tippi Hedren says neither she nor the actor are ready to see her in the racy film Officially, Don Johnson is totally cool with daughter Dakota playing nubile S&M initiate Anastasia Steele in the upcoming erotic thriller Fifty Shades of Grey .

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Don Johnson, Movies, Entertainment

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Popsugar.com

Find Out What Makes Cameron Diaz the Ultimate Celebrity BFF

Cameron Diaz has no shortage of famous friends. Not only has she been an entertainment industry fixture for over 20 years, but she also has one of the most easygoing, fun-loving personalities in Hollywood - who wouldn't want to hang out with her? Just last month, Cameron pulled the quintessential BFF move by defending Drew Barrymore against a radio ... (more)

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Vanessa Hudgens new music will feature friend collaboration

There are so many incredibly talented people in the entertainment industry these days and this is proven by the amount of stars who continue to cross over between different areas of the entertainment industry.

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Hollywood Reporter

A&E Networks Buying Minority Stake in Vice Media

A&E Networks has agreed to pay $250 million for a 10 percent share of Vice Media, a spokesman confirmed on Friday.

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Cleveland.com

Veteran DJ Kenny Gilder runs entertainment business: Five Questions

A: This is really kind of a loaded question. As a DJ for almost 40 years, I was one of those guys that lugged around cases of these black Frisbee kinda' things called records.

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Related Topix: Startups, YouTube, Dance, Dance Music, Wedding

Back Stage

3 Ways Spotlight Rules the British Entertainment Industry

In Leicester Square on London's West End sits actors' mecca Spotlight , a place to be seen by casting directors and agents, to audition for your next big gig, to receive guidance, to get your sides, and to launch your career.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts

Hollywood Reporter

Jessie J Joins 'Finding Neverland' Concept Album

Jessie J is recording a song for the Finding Neverland Broadway musical's concept album, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Finding Neverland, Celebrities, Johnny Depp, Theater, Arts

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti Defends Made In America Plans, Brags About Cutting Red Tape

The Made in America festival is coming to downtown Los Angeles, not as an inconvenience, but as a way to boost the local economy and create jobs for crew specializing in construction, lighting and sound, among dozens of additional professional tasks.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Kendrick Lamar, The Hollywood Reporter

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On With Mario

A man of many trades, Mario Lopez has the overwhelming desire to always keep active.

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Hollywood Reporter

A&E's 'Longmire' Canceled

The drama starring Robert Taylor and Katee Sackhoff will not return for a fourth season on the network.

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'Scandal' Refresher: Relive 18 Pivotal Moments From Season 3

While Shonda Rhimes and company have been back at work preparing for the fall's TGIT programming block - Grey's Anatomy at 8 p.m., Scandal at 9 p.m. and rookie How to Get Away With Murder taking over the 10 p.m. slot - only four more weeks remain until viewers see how the Gladiators will handle the loss of one of their own, how Fitz and Mellie are ... (more)

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Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are Married: AP

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday in Chateau Miraval, France, a spokesman for the couple tells the Associated Press .

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Thriller, Action Movies, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Celebrities, Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Wedding, Family, Kids

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'Nightcrawler' Producer Inks First-Look Deal With eOne

His producer credits include Whiplash , the Sundance award-winner starring Miles Teller ; the Jake Gyllenhaal -starrer Nightcrawler by director Dan Gilroy ; and The Coup , which stars Owen Wilson , Pierce Brosnan and Lake Bell , and will be released by The Weinstein Company.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

San Bernardino County Sun

Gov. Jerry Brown announces support for $330-million film tax credit bill

Dramatically boosting California's film tax credit program, Gov. Jerry Brown announced Wednesday a plan to triple the pot of money for entertainment companies that shoot in the Golden State.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, California, California Government, Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA)

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